I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for August 20-26, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.
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APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Mike Leake: Why the Solar Eclips Is a Sign of the Last Days
* Bobby Ross Jr: Thank you, British friends: Here is the most fun eclipse story I’ve read (and most lacking in context)
* Mark Gilbert: Is the Catholic Church a Christian church?
* Natasha Crain: 5 Common Answers to Kids’ Questions about God That Can Do More Harm Than Good
* Mike Robinson: Wow! The Power and Proof for the Resurrection of Christ
* Nathan Hoff: Why Creeds & Confessions of Faith?
* Nicholas Davis: 7 Simple Ways to Share Your Faith with Others
* Ed Stetzer: Steps Toward Neighborhood Mission
* Dean Inserra: They Ainit Comin’
* Thom Rainer: Before You Fire Your Pastor
* Jennifer Hartline: Before You Decide to Hate Me
* Bill Muehlenberg: “Homosexual Marriage” and Childless Heterosexual Couples
* Rachel Alexander: LEAKED: Media Matters’ Secret Plan to Destroy Conservatives
* David Powlison: An Open Letter to Those Nonchalant about Their Sexual Sin
* Annie Holmquist: The Real Reason Students Today Are So Listless
* Kerry McDonald: The Quiet Exodus From Mass Schooling
* Tricia Beck-Peter: Your Free Speech Is More Important Than My Feelings – Whether I like it or not.
* Paul Anderson: The Christian and Government – Part 1
* Brad Mattes: Top environmental orgs are pushing abortionÉand nobody knows
* Mark Tapson: Want Teenage Boys to Read? Give Them Books About Heroes
* Old World Farms Garden: Planting A Fall Garden Cover Crop – An Inexpensive Way To An Incredible Garden!
* Old World Farms Garden: How To Divide Perennial Plants This Fall – Create New Plants For Free!
* Ellie Summer / Brian Gallagher: 30 Weirdly Fascinating Health and Body Facts
* Dwight Longenecker: What Is the Meaning of Michelangelo’s “David”?
* Old World Farms Garden: The Building Of The Wood Fired Brick Pizza Oven – Part 2
* Samir S Patel: The International Space Station Had Two Views of the Eclipse
* Kelsey Kennedy: If You Missed This Year’s Eclipse, Chase Another
* Twisted Sifter: This Satellite Imagery of the 2017 Solar Eclipse is Amazing
* Lars Walker: The Party Line (Non-political)
* Natasha Frost: Scientists Decode the Wreck of H.L. Hunley
* Kelsey Kennedy: Meet the World’s Newest Pig-Nosed Purple Frog
* Lars Walker: The Vikings: a new hisory by Neil Oliver review
* Andrea Christenson: The Irish End Games review
* Aaron Earls: American Increasingly Support Same-Sex Marriage amid Confusion
* Joe McKeever: If I Were Starting Ministry Again, This Is What I Would Do
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
* Steve Berman: Trump’s Silver Lining on Afghanistan
* Michael Tanner: The Problem with the ‘Otherwise, People Will Die’ Argument for Big Government
* Frank Camp: Trump ‘Crowd Size’ Gaffe Is The Perfect Reminder Of The Dangers Of Knee-Jerk Politics
* Patricia McCarthy: The Real Reason the Democrats Want to Be Rid of Confederate Monuments
* Joe Carter: A brief introduction to the just war tradition: Jus ad bellum
* Joe Carter: A brief introduction to the just war tradition: Jus in bello
SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Alex Schadenberg: Medical error is the third leading cause of death. Should legal euthanasia concern you?
* Gene Veith: Eliminating Down SyndromeÐby Abortion
* Adam Ford: Hope
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 15:21-28 – Stress Test
* Kevin Halloran: Please Stop Saying “Christianity Isn’t a Religion, It’s a Relationship.”
* Sam Wellumson: Praying Luther’s Small Catechism review
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #37 – The Seventh Commandment
* Brian Flamme: The Sufficiency of Scripture
WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Adam Glasser: Porn Director Gives A Shocking Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Making Porn